Mirabel and her family captured in a gorgeous scence from Disneys latest production, Encanto.

Encanto: A Colombian Perspective

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2022

Encanto is Disney’s latest animated production, and certainly one of their best movies to date. The movie was released on November 21st, and since then, has received glowing reviews and audience affection....

Members of key club gather in the lunchroom to decorate cookies that they will later be donating.

Ode to Clubs

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief January 3, 2022

  In the beginning, there was nothing. Like any traditional start to the school year, the days were filled with homeroom-only after 2nd period. Without a period to meet, Club Fair came and went...

The Web staff sits down inside Daytime Diner for a taste of their food and drinks.

Tasty Tuesday: A Daytime Review

On October 26th, The Web took a field trip to Daytime Diner, a recently-opened cafe/diner in West Ames. While the staff unanimously agreed that the vibe was impeccable, we had mixed reviews on the food...

Students line up outside Ames city hall with signs demanding climate action.

Students Rally for Climate Action

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

This past Monday, October 25th, students took the streets to demand climate action. Members of the Sunrise Movement, CAUSE (Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments), and ISU’s...

The Web staff poses outside Burgies with hands full of drinks.

Tasty Tuesday: A Burgie’s Review

On Tuesday, October 12, the WEB took a field trip to the recently opened North Burgies. Two sedans pulled up to the Fareway parking lot, and while the exterior of the cafe left us rather unimpressed, the...

Voters gathered to hear from School Board candidates at the Ames Public Library on October 14th.

Candidates Answer Questions at Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Sophia Cordoba and Lily Lupardus October 18, 2021

Last Thursday at Ames Public Library, five of the seven school board candidates (Dryer, Smith, Duvick, Winfrey, Becker) appeared at a public forum answering questions on inclusivity and diversity in the...

Seven school board candidates sat down at the Ames Public Library to answer voters questions.

Meet the Candidates

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

On October 7, the League of Women Voters hosted an open forum for the school board candidates to answer questions and promote their campaigns. The Web summarized and compiled some of their responses to...

A single post triggered a tense comment section on the school districtś Instagram page.


Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 17, 2021

Minutes after the school district posted on Instagram, the comment section erupted with student outrage. The most liked comment under the image? “say sike rn.” While the world is now no stranger to...

From left to right: Sam Keenan, Sofia Mamakos, and Calia Alexe. Three different takes on the mask mandate. This picture does not refelct these individualś mask preferences.

ACSD Mask Mandate

Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 16, 2021

In a statement released last night, the Ames Community School District has officially enacted a mask mandate, which will begin on Friday, September 17th. The action follows a federal court ruling, which...

Claire, Emily and Kiah finishing the last mile of their 24-hour challenge.

One Mile Per Hour, One Marathon Per Day

Sophia Cordoba, Editor June 28, 2021

It was 6 a.m. on a Sunday morning when senior cross country runners Kiah Snyder Claire Galvin, and Emily Poag set out for their first run of the day. Monday morning, over 24 hours later, their workout...

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